Sunday, April 8, 2007

bob nechin- an honors grduate and barge pusher

Bob Nechin was born in New Yorkand raised in West Virginia. An honors graduate of the US Military Academyat West Point, he was sent by thearmy to study Russian literature at Stanford University where he became an activist against the war in Vietnam. After being discharged as a conscientious objector, he lived on communes, worked on ships pushing oil barges on the Ohio River and eventually took up stained glass while working in a bar in Washington D.C. Within a year he was making his own designs and executing his own commissions. (more...)